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All the light we cannot see : a novel, [Kendallville Adult Book Club Kit 10] / Anthony Doerr.

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Kendallville PL - Kendallville Main Branch ADULT BOOK KIT09 FIC DOE 5BKS (Text) Books 1-5 37516002010965 Adult Book Club Kit-5 Bks Available -
Kendallville PL - Kendallville Main Branch ADULT BOOK KIT10 FIC DOE 5BKS (Text) Books 6-10 37516002010971 Adult Book Club Kit-5 Bks Available -

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  • Physical Description: 531 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Scribner hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2014.

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General Note:
Kit is broken into 2 Monographic Parts and contains 2 Bags, 5 books each.
Editions may vary, but most editions are Scribner, 531 pg.
Summary, etc.:
"From the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning Anthony Doerr, a stunningly ambitious and beautiful novel about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II. Marie Laure lives with her father in Paris within walking distance of the Museum of Natural History where he works as the master of the locks (there are thousands of locks in the museum). When she is six, she goes blind, and her father builds her a model of their neighborhood, every house, every manhole, so she can memorize it with her fingers and navigate the real streets with her feet and cane. When the Germans occupy Paris, father and daughter flee to Saint-Malo on the Brittany coast, where Marie-Laure's agoraphobic great uncle lives in a tall, narrow house by the sea wall. In another world in Germany, an orphan boy, Werner, grows up with his younger sister, Jutta, both enchanted by a crude radio Werner finds. He becomes a master at building and fixing radios, a talent that wins him a place at an elite and brutal military academy and, ultimately, makes him a highly specialized tracker of the Resistance. Werner travels through the heart of Hitler Youth to the far-flung outskirts of Russia, and finally into Saint-Malo, where his path converges with Marie-Laure. Doerr's gorgeous combination of soaring imagination with observation is electric. Deftly interweaving the lives of Marie-Laure and Werner, Doerr illuminates the ways, against all odds, people try to be good to one another. Ten years in the writing, All the Light We Cannot See is his most ambitious and dazzling work"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Book clubs (Discussion groups)
Blind > Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > Youth > France > Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > Youth > Germany > Fiction.
France > History > German occupation, 1940-1945 > Fiction.
Saint-Malo (France) > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.

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